Did you realize that you can make over $500 a month dog sitting? As a pet sitter in Seattle, I’ve learned a few things along the way to make dog sitting more profitable and fun. Here are my best tips on how to start offering dog sitting services on the side to make extra money.
Did you know that your dog can still get deadly heartworms even if your dog is on a monthly preventative? It’s true. However, if you’re like me, you’ll still keep your dog on heartworm prevention year round for the following reasons.
Since most lost dogs end up in shelters where they are either adopted or euthanized, it’s important to microchip your dog in order to prevent this from happening to your dog AND to make it easier for you to be reunited with your dog should you ever become separated.
There are 164 different dog breeds that the AKC recognizes. Have you ever wondered where your dog’s breed ranks? Maybe your dog’s breed ranks in the top 10.
Have you ever wondered if your dog is actually watching TV with you? The fact is dog eyesight is different from human eyesight, so dogs see images on television differently than we do.
It’s amazing how many dog & people similarities really do exist. That’s right, for many of the things that we do as humans, there’s an equivalent behavior in the dog world. Here are lots of interesting similarities between dogs and people.
Do you know which human foods are safe for dogs and which ones aren’t? Here are 2 lists: 1) Human foods that are okay to feed your dog; and 2) People foods that you should never let your dog eat.
Dogs communicate with people in their very own way. Learning what your dog is trying to say is not a science. You simply have to pay attention to your dog’s very subtle signs and cues. Here are a few dog signs to watch for if you want to learn to speak dog.
Did you know that owning a dog costs about $1000 for the first year alone? Then, it costs about $500 each year after that — and that’s just for the basics! Here are a few ways to save money when you own a dog.
Here are some helpful resources for dog owners who are looking for an affordable house or apartment to rent. Plus, some tips for persuading your landlord to accept your pet.
Maybe you’ve already tried ‘the dog ate my taxes’ one before. Or perhaps you’ve attempted to claim a few extra deductions on behalf of your dog in the past. But the fact is, most of us cannot deduct our dogs or any expenses associated with them on our IRS tax returns. But that won’t stop people from trying! Here are some funny dog write-off stories.
Is yours the smartest dog in the world?… If it’s an Australian Cattle Dog, Rottweiler, Papillon, Labrador Retriever, Shetland Sheepdog, Doberman Pinscher, Golden Retriever, German Shepherd, Poodle, or Border Collie then it might be! But not if you have a Shih Tzu, Basset Hound, Mastiff, Pekingese, Bloodhound, Borzoi, Chow Chow, Bulldog, Basenji, or an Afghan Hound.
The folks at the Dog Hause came up with a list of 15 interesting facts about dogs. I’ve chosen my favorites to share with you here in this list of the Top 10 Dog Myths and Facts About Dogs.
This is a fun read that is incredibly informative at the same time! It’s from authors, Gina Spadafori — a syndicated pet columnist — and Dr. Marty Becker — ‘Good Morning America’ veterinarian.
Thinking of adopting a dog? Here are the top 10 reasons dogs end up in shelters, plus some interesting facts about dogs in animal shelters.